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Playing DOS games in Windows on today's machines can be a tricky affair. You can try Windows XP's compatibility mode, but running a DOSBox will probably work better. If you're a fan of the old LucasArts games like Monkey Island and Day of the Tentacle check out the ScummVM project.
This week's Freebie download pick is a pair of Free Non-Destructive Disk Partitioning Tools! We've spent the most time with GParted, great free tool for "creating, destroying, resizing, moving, checking and copying partitions, and the file systems on them," but a general hue and cry on Twitter led us to the most fabulous PartedMagic, which packs a set of useful tools around GParted!